<p>Magnum PI, Veronica Mars, Sherlock</p>

Magnum PI, Veronica Mars, Sherlock


'Magnum PI,' 'Veronica Mars,' & more: TV's best private detectives ever

Before 'Jessica Jones' debuts, a look back at some of the medium's finest private eyes

TV hasn't lacked for police detectives since the days of Joe Friday on "Dragnet" in the early '50s. But the medium's also had plenty of room for Friday's private investigator counterparts, who prefer the ability to be their own boss, choose their own cases, and dress and work how they choose.

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<p>You&#39;re the Worst</p>

You're the Worst

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Review: 'You're the Worst' - 'A Rapidly Mutating Virus': Heathstead in love?

Sam's rap beef gets worse, Jimmy flirts with Nina, and Gretchen feels nothing

A quick review of tonight's "You're the Worst" coming up just as soon as I eat runny cheese and go on an inverted roller coaster...

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'The Revolution Was Televised' returns with an updated edition!
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'The Revolution Was Televised' returns with an updated edition!

All your questions about the new version of the book, answered

(UPDATE: The book went on sale on Dec. 1, so I've updated it with ordering information for various sites.)

Three years ago, I published my second book, "The Revolution Was Televised," a look at 12 drama series — "Oz," "The Sopranos," "The Wire," "Deadwood," "The Shield," "Lost," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "24," "Battlestar Galactica," "Friday Night Lights," "Mad Men," and "Breaking Bad" — that helped define the landscape of TV's new Golden Age.

In a few weeks, a new edition is being released, and since I've been getting a lot of questions about it, I figured the easiest way to answer would be right here:

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<p>Bastard Executioner</p>

Bastard Executioner

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FX and Kurt Sutter cancel 'Bastard Executioner': The audience said 'meh'

FX and Kurt Sutter have sentenced "The Bastard Executioner" to death, ending the fantasy series after an expensive, low-rated single season.

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<p>Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones</p>

Krysten Ritter as Jessica Jones

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Review: 'Jessica Jones' is Marvel's darkest — and best — series so far

Krysten Ritter, David Tennant and Mike Colter star in a twisted superhero saga

Superhero stories began as adolescent male power fantasies, where the meekest among us were revealed to have hidden strength that they could use to solve any problem they wanted. Over time, the genre has layered complications on top of that — the angst of Spider-Man, the oppressed minority metaphors of the X-Men — but more often than not, these stories present superherodom as the best possible life.

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Review: 'Fargo' - 'Rhinoceros': Assault on precinct Rock County?

The Gerhardts lay siege to the precinct, Karl earns his fee, and Mike Milligan recites poetry

A review of tonight's "Fargo" coming up just as soon as I tell you to kiss my grits...

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<p>Better Call Saul</p>

Better Call Saul

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'Better Call Saul' season 2 won't make you wait like some other cable dramas

While some of cable's best dramas will be having later-than-usual premieres in early 2016, "Better Call Saul" season 2 will be more or less on time.

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<p>Norman Reedus in The Walking Dead</p>

Norman Reedus in The Walking Dead

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Review: 'The Walking Dead' - 'Always Accountable': Smoke 'em if you got 'em

Daryl meets some new survivors, while Abraham and Sasha spend the night together

A quick review of tonight's "The Walking Dead" coming up just as soon as I try on my dress blues...

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<p>The Leftovers</p>

The Leftovers

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Did 'The Leftovers' just do what it looks like it just did?

Kevin takes drastic steps to get Patti out of his head once and for all

A review of tonight's "The Leftovers" coming up just as soon as I go outside to curse...

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<p>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</p>

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

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Review: 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' - 'The Mattress': Jake and Amy's first fight?

Boyle and Holt get into a fender bender, and Diaz's Little Brother lets her down

A quick review of tonight's "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" coming up just as soon as they finally get the Annie Lennox tape out of the cassette player after 12 years...

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